McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

The McGill University, Canada is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MFSP) to offer McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships to eligible African students for the 2020/2021 academic session.


  • Course Level: Masters ((non-thesis)
  • Application Deadlines:
    • Deadline to submit the Application for Admission in uApply: Your program’s deadline
    • Deadline to submit MCF Supporting Documents in uApply: January 31, 2020
  • Offered annually? Yes
  • Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries
  • To be taken at (country): McGill University Canada
  • Number of Scholarships: Not specified
  • Duration of Scholarship: 2 years
  • Offered Since: 2013

 McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships Eligibility:

  1. Be admissible to one of the eligible programs at McGill University (see Program List below);
  2. Have never completed any graduate studies;
  3. Be nominated by a professor of a recognized Mastercard Foundation Partner University, or;
  4. Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or Staff Member (see Nomination Form);
  5. Be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of your life in a Sub-Saharan African Country (see List of
    Eligible Countries);
  6. Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  7. Have an intent to return to your country immediately upon the completion of your degree with the goal of transforming your community through social and economic development;
  8. Demonstrate that your financial status is in the lowest two quintiles of your country.

How to Apply for the McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships:

Because applicants to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program do not have to pay the $107.50 application fee, you must follow a special application procedure.

You will find detailed instructions on this special procedure, and complete information about applying to McGill as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar, from the link below.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details

Important Note: This application is for MASTER’s (non-thesis) applicants only.

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